As operating systems grew more robust, one of the key new features was the ability to multitask, run several applications at the same time. This program looks at some new approaches including Concurrent DOS from Digital Research, Windows 386 from Microsoft, IBM's OS/2, Apple's A/UX, and Tandy's Xenix. Guests include Lee Reiswig, Director of the IBM Austin Lab and Gary Kildall of Digital Research. Originally broadcast in 1988.
Keywords: multitasking; OS/2; operating systems
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AT&T's computer operating system is threatening to take over IBM's MS-DOS dominance.Guests: John Mashey, Bell Labs; Mark Sobell, Author; Bill Joy, Sun Microsystems; Doug Hartman, Hewlett Packard; Mike Denney, Basis; Gary Kildall, DRIProducts/Demos: File It, HP Integral PC, UNIX
Keywords: Episode year: 1985
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|Conquest of Space - trailer|
Trailer. You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page.
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|Charlie Chaplin Festival|
Four Chaplin shorts from 1917: The Adventurer, The Cure, Easy Street and The Immigrant, presented with music and sound effects. You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page.
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